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Hillhurst Laneway House / Studio North

16 March, 2018 - 19:00
Courtesy of Studio North Courtesy of Studio North
  • Architects: Studio North
  • Location: Hillhurst, Canada
  • Architect In Charge: Matthew Kennedy, Mark Erickson
  • Area: 850.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2016

Philippe Starck designs "phantasmagoric" hotel topped with a house for Metz

16 March, 2018 - 18:54

Philippe Starck has revealed plans to build a 14-storey hotel in the French city of Metz, with an 18th-century-style house on the roof. Read more

Nordic Pavilion at the 2018 Venice Biennale to Explore Nature's Relationship to the Built Environment

16 March, 2018 - 18:00
Courtesy of Maurizio Mucciola Courtesy of Maurizio Mucciola

As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage we present the proposal for the Nordic Pavilion. Below, the participants describe their contribution in their own words. 

Finnish architect Lundén Architecture Company has been chosen to design the Nordic contribution to the 2018 International Architecture Exhibition in Venice. Eero Lundén’s proposal, entitled Another Generosity, explores the relationship between nature and the built environment.

The goal is to explore new ways of making buildings that emphasise the delicate but often invisible interactions between the built and natural worlds.

Arkkitehtuurimuseo MFA

ANOTHER GENEROSITY Panel discussion at the Museum of Finnish Architecture

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Iwan Bühler

16 March, 2018 - 17:59
Iwan Bühler
Townhouse . Luzern Architekturbüro Iwan Bühler . photos: © Philipp Mächler . + world-architects Das 1889 erstellte, und in den 1970er Jahren sorglos umgebaute, Klinkersteinhaus, wurde auf die historische Substanz zurückgebaut. Der neue Aufbau, aus statischen Gründen in Leichtbauweise mit vorfabrizierten Holzelementen ausgeführt, ersetzt die zwei bestehenden, fremdartig aufgesetzten Dachgeschosse und fasst das Volumen zu … Continue reading Iwan Bühler

"Architecture schools are the punching bags of the industry"

16 March, 2018 - 17:54

It's time to stop blaming architecture schools for systemic problems like poor diversity and the mental health crisis, says Phineas Harper. Read more

Wok Cedritos / Guillermo Fischer

16 March, 2018 - 17:00
© Guillermo Fischer © Guillermo Fischer

Amanda Levete warns UK government: "Do not mess with trans-European collaboration"

16 March, 2018 - 16:31

London architect Amanda Levete has warned if the UK government doesn't provide certainty over Brexit soon, it will result in a major shortfall in the country's creative talent pool. Read more

Competition-Winning Students Design and Build Pavilions for Remote Chinese School

16 March, 2018 - 16:25
© Jakub Andrzejewski © Jakub Andrzejewski

For students of architecture, few things are as thrilling as seeing one of their designs physically built. For a group of Polish and Norwegian-based students, this dream has become a reality.

Having won the 120 Hours student competition in 2017, the Warsaw University of Technology team behind the “In ‘n’ Out Village” winning proposal has combined with students at the Oslo School of Architecture and Design to realize the design, constructing 19 pavilions in a Chinese schoolyard.

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Cantilevered Porch House / Pepa Díaz

16 March, 2018 - 15:00
© Juan S. Calventus © Juan S. Calventus
© Juan S. Calventus © Juan S. Calventus

Text description provided by the architects. The concept of cantilevered porch rests on two basic and simple pillars, people- and their ways of inhabiting - and landscape, with what the sense of enjoyment brings to them.

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Steven Holl . Franklin Azzi . ARENE

16 March, 2018 - 14:51
Steven Holl . Franklin Azzi . ARENE
new Collectors Museum . Angers Steven Holl Architects . FRANKLIN AZZI ARCHITECTURE . PAUL ARENE / XO3D Steven Holl Architects, together with Compagnie de Phalsbourg, has won the international design competition for the new Angers Collectors Museum / Le Musée des Collectionneurs and an adjacent hotel in the center of Angers, France. The new museum … Continue reading Steven Holl . Franklin Azzi . ARENE

UK spaceport moves closer to becoming reality

16 March, 2018 - 14:42

Government illustration of a spaceport

The creation of a UK spaceport has edged closer to reality with the signing of the Space Industry Bill, which gives companies the ability to build a facility and launch satellites. Read more

Historic Fortress Inspires Steven Holl's Competition-Winning Museum in France

16 March, 2018 - 14:00
The white concrete museum is inspired by an adjacent fortress. Image Courtesy of Steven Holl The white concrete museum is inspired by an adjacent fortress. Image Courtesy of Steven Holl

Steven Holl Architects has won an international competition for the design of the Angers Collectors Museum and adjacent hotel in the historic city of Angers, France. Working in collaboration with developers Compagine de Phalsbourg, Holl’s scheme draws inspiration from the nearby 9th century Chateau d’Angers fortress, and seeks to form a new cultural gateway to the city.

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Micro homes inside water pipes could take advantage of unused urban space

16 March, 2018 - 13:55

OPod by James Law Architects

The latest instalment of our Dezeen x MINI Living video series features a proposal to create micro homes inside concrete water pipes. Read more

Convocatoria de Diseño Autoproducido

16 March, 2018 - 13:40

El colegio de Arquitectos de Valencia convoca la tercera edición de Diseño Autoproducido. Entre las piezas enviadas las seleccionadas se pondrán en venta en el Espai Guastavino del Colegio y sólo tiene la exigencia del tamaño, que no deben sobrepasar los 40 cm de altura) y el precio de venta al público que debe ser inferior a 200 €.

Desde el Colegio se invita a presentar piezas que giren en torno a la figura de Rafael Guastavino o el legado de arquitectos o diseñadores que pertenezcan al Archivo Histórico del CTAV.

El jurado está compuesto por: Mariano Bolant, Presidente del CTAV; Pablo Peñin, Vocal de Cultura del CTAV; Ibán Ramón, diseñador; Marc Longarón, Director de la Jordi Capell (Barcelona) ; Pepa Casado, periodista de la Revista Houzz; Carlos Garsan, periodista responsable diseño en ValenciaPlaza. Actuará como secretario Carmen Gallart, secretaria del CTAV.

El plazo límite para la presentación de solicitudes terminará el miércoles 25 de abril de 2018 hasta las 19:00h. Convocatoria

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16 March, 2018 - 13:28

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Dezeen's inaugural awards programme is open for entries and you can sign up to our newsletter to receive all the latest updates, including new additions to our stellar lineup of judges. Read more

Leblon Building / Felipe Hess Arquitetos

16 March, 2018 - 13:00
© Fran Parente © Fran Parente
  • Architects: Felipe Hess Arquitetos
  • Location: Leblon, Brazil
  • Author: Felipe Hess
  • Architect In Charge: Lucas Miilher
  • Constructor: Osborne Construtora
  • Area: 400.0 m2
  • Project Year: 2017
  • Photographs: Fran Parente
© Fran Parente © Fran Parente

Text description provided by the architects. Located in one of the main streets of Leblon, this project is characterized by a color palette applied in different textures, bringing together a light and cozy atmosphere to the corporate building. The floor in slate tiles was applied on the ground floor, while on the other storeys the same slate appears in regular tiles, in the working rooms, hallways and services.

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16 March, 2018 - 12:12
Roel Studio . Cruz Blanca Dellekamp Arquitectos . photos: © Sandra Pereznieto . + divisare This project was made for an artist and good friend who came with the intent of building a studio / gallery in the middle of the forest, 45 kilometers from the center of Mexico City and a few minutes from … Continue reading Dellekamp

RIOS House / Altamarea arquitectura

16 March, 2018 - 11:00
© Felipe Cantillana © Felipe Cantillana © Felipe Cantillana © Felipe Cantillana

Text description provided by the architects. A young couple asked us to built them a beach house, having in mind they wanted to start spending more time on the beach, rather than the city, with plans of one day moving in full time and make it their permanent home.

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